News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:16:41 EST 1800 Logan boy has supreme champion lamb Jackson Campbell of Logan County FFA is honored for showing the supreme champion market lamb at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair during the 4-H/FFA Sale of Champions on Aug. 21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Jackson's lamb brought... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:05:16 EST C2G program comes to LCHS When Logan County High School opened its doors this school year, principal Casey Jaynes and staff already had some good ideas in place. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:16:23 EST Logan school board keeps taxes level Last week the Logan County School Board held its first meeting with new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub and took care of some much needed business. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:40:10 EST (No heading) The Adairville city council voted this week to go ahead and proceed with plans for a new municipal building which will eventually replace both the existing fire hall and city hall. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:09 EST Right-to-work’s hand up better than government handouts As a result of increased pressure achieved by a perfect storm of increasing competition from other energy sources along with the Environmental Protection Agency's mandate that Kentucky reduce its CO2 emissions by 18 percent within the next 15... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:10 EST (No heading) Thank you Lord for the much needed rain. It was so wonderful seeing the rain pour down and knowing that the plants, grass and flowers were being nourished. God is good! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:13 EST Six down, four more to go In December of 2012, the Russellville Lion's Club, along with contributions from individuals, began working on a project of restoring windows at the Logan County Archives building. The archives serves as home to a great deal of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:13:08 EST Russellville receives $100K from ‘Safe Routes to School’ program for sidewalks$100K-from-Safe-Routes-to-School-program-for-sidewalks The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the “Safe Routes to School” program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:42:07 EST Fall sports teams get going The fall high school sports season got under way this week with several local teams having a great start to the season.LCHS girls soccer wins big Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:09 EST L’burg adjusts water-sewer rate schedule The City of Lewisburg passed a few changes in its water/sewer rate schedule during the Monday, Aug. 18 city council meeting. Some customers will see a decrease, while others will experience the opposite. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:28:16 EST United Way invites residents to share thoughts on issues impacting the community United Way of Southern Kentucky is looking to engage community members across Southern Kentucky to create a shared vision for the future and set goals for collective action. In order to accomplish these goals, United Way is reaching out to community... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:12:04 EST Why government openness matters One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:56:05 EST The Obama economic record: the worst five years since World War II In spite of the claims by President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors regarding his administration's economic accomplishments, the U.S. economy has grown very slowly in the years since the Great Recession of 2008-09. After four years of... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:53:07 EST Solar power gets hot, hot, hot With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities — along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies — see the writing on the wall. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:46:12 EST FaceBook or Face-to-Face? When Jesus spoke of the rule of law, he always did two things. First, he always embraced the law. Second, he enhanced the rule of law with the “rule” of love. In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus cited the “law,” both scriptural and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:09 EST 3000 Souls Saved On the day of Pentecost some 2000 years ago, the apostle Peter preached a sermon. He preached Jesus Christ and him crucified. For many centuries the Jews had anticipated the Anointed One of God, the Messiah, the Christ. Now Peter explains that this... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:04:15 EST Blake, Higgins Ricky and Bonnie Blake of Lewisburg would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angela Michele Blake to Paul Andrew Higgins, son of John and the late Meryl Higgins of Russellville. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:08 EST Steenbergen, Anderson Randy and Dana Steenbergen of Russellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Alesha Rene' Steenbergen, to Wesley John Anderson, son of Glenn and Theresa Anderson of Russellville. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:04:11 EST Lake Malone You have heard the old saying “you are in for a treat instead of a treatment”? Well, you have had it today! I am going to give you a treatment instead of a treat!!! You really can't call it spring fever because spring has come and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:20 EST Logan County Since December 2013 I have been hospitalized off and on with a series of ailments. One thought to be fatal at first. In fact for several months it was surmised by the doctors at two different hospitals that I had one to three years to live. Some type... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:59:14 EST